Joe Biden has said that we do not want to escalate the dispute with Russia. We want to build a stable and predictable relationship.
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin said before a meeting with his American counterpart Joe Biden on June 16 that relations between the US and Russia are at their lowest level. This was informed in an English interview of Putin aired by NBC. Putin and Biden are due to meet in Geneva next week. At the same time, Biden said on reaching Britain that he is going to give a clear message about the relationship between the two countries in meeting with Putin.
Biden said that we do not want to escalate the dispute with Russia. We want to build a stable and predictable relationship. But I want to make it clear that if the Russian government engages in harmful activities, the United States will respond in a strong and meaningful way. This first formal meeting between Putin and Biden is taking place at a time when relations between Washington and Moscow are going badly over issues like Russian cyber attack, arrest of Alexey Navalny.
Trump an extraordinary and talented person: Russian President
In an interview given to NBC, Vladimir Putin also praised former President Donald Trump. Putin described Trump as an extraordinary and talented person. At the same time, Biden was described as a fundamentally different person. Putin said, well I still believe that former US President Trump is an extraordinary person, a genius. Had it not been so, he would not have become the US President. Whether you like them or not. But he did not stay long in American politics, but still he came to the top.
Biden a different kind of person: Putin
The Russian President said, Biden is fundamentally different from Trump, because President Biden is a career man. He has spent almost all his time in politics. He is a different kind of person and I hope it has some advantages and disadvantages. But there will be no impulsive action on the part of the current US President. The meeting between Biden and Putin to be held next week is believed to improve relations between the two countries.
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